Levi

Synonyms:
Levi, lay-VEE, לֵוִי
Levi (Wikipedia)
Levi
Levi LACMA M.88.91.296b.jpg
Levi, from the Twelve sons of Jacob, Holland c. 1590
Native name
לֵוִי
PronunciationLevi
Born16 Nisan
Died1431, 1430 or 1429 BCE (AM 2331 or AM 2332) (Aged 137)
ChildrenGershon (son)

Kohath (son)
Merari (son)

Jochebed (daughter)
Parents
RelativesReuben (brother)

Simeon (brother)
Judah (brother)
Issachar (brother)
Zebulun (brother)
Dan (half brother)
Naphtali (half brother)
Gad (half brother)
Asher (half brother)
Joseph (half brother)
Benjamin (half brother)
Dinah (sister)
Rachel (aunt/stepmother)
Aaron (grandson)
Miriam (granddaughter)

Moses (grandson)
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Levi (/ˈlv/, Hebrew:

לֵּוִי‬; Standard Levi Tiberian Lēwî) was, according to the Book of Genesis, the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Levi (the Levites) and the grandfather of Aaron and Moses. Certain religious and political functions were reserved for the Levites.

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